Editorials

What Is next with Casino

October 25, 2013
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The onus is now on Suffolk Downs to convince the undecided voters in East Boston that the removal of Caesars Entertainment as their casino operator does not change the proposed casino project as a whole. Ballots have already been printed and a Host Community Agreement has been inked and with a little more than...

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Eastie Watch

October 25, 2013
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Rep Basile calls for calm At Monday’s Orient Heights Community meeting Representative Carlo Basile made a passionate plea for calm as the November 5 casino referendum vote approaches. “After November 5 we have to live together in this community so what I’m asking not as your state representative but as a human being—stop attacking...

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2013
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Casino forum planned Dear Editor: What Does A Neighborhood Casino Mean For You? will be discussed on Thursday, October 24, 2013, 6-8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 303 Paris Street If approved, a casino will change East Boston, for good or ill, for the foreseeable future. While East Boston residents have seen the signs...

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Our Opinions

October 11, 2013
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Theresa “Terry” Adamson Theresa Adamson was a special person and her passing leaves a large  gap in many people’s lives, especially those with whom she worked, and those whom she helped, at the East Boston Courthouse Probation Department. The praise from her colleagues about her expertise in handling her job, as well as the...

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Greenway Extension

October 11, 2013
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The preliminary plan for the Greenway Extension is a testament to those in our community who have taken a dream and turned it into a  reality. We all know that our community is congested.  Many of our streets are main traffic arteries going to the airport or to the tunnels that makes navigating  them...

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Letters to the Editor

October 11, 2013
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Doing a good job Dear Editor: A few weeks ago I read a letter to the editor from a writer who seemed critical of what the Lombardo family was doing at the Liberty Plaza. I think it is always positive news when a shopping plaza gets a new face-lift. Liberty Plaza has always been...

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Eastie-only Vote

October 2, 2013
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We want to thank the Boston City Councilors who voted last Wednesday to have only East Boston residents decide the fate of the Host Community Agreement about the siting of a casino at Suffolk Downs. We always have maintained  that the decision should be decided by East Boston and not by the voters of...

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Boston Election

September 25, 2013
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First, we congratulate the two nominees for mayor who were chosen on Tuesday in the primary election. The campaigning by all candidates in the coming weeks will increase and voters should ask these candidates not only about their concerns, but also about the candidates’ visions for East Boston. East Boston voters are fortunate to...

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Get out and Vote

September 18, 2013
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Next Tuesday, voters from across Boston will be going to the polls in a primary election to choose two candidates for mayor from a crowded field of 12 candidates. Ever since Mayor Thomas Menino announced in April that he would not be seeking re-election, these 12 candidates have been going out to meet voters...

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City Council Race

September 18, 2013
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Although the fierce mayoral campaign has drawn most of the attention of  Boston voters and the media over the past four months, there also has been a very active City Council race. With more than 18 candidates vying for different seats, this election very likely will be decided by just a few hundred votes. ...

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